Hearing Link Services blogs

Hearing Link Services is delighted to host a number of guest bloggers chronicling their unique and personal hearing loss journeys.

On this page there are posts from all our bloggers mixed together.

  • To read Tony Long’s blog about learning to adapt to his wife’s deafness, please visit this page.
  • To read Kirsteen Allison’s cochlear implant blog please visit this page.
  • To read Maggi Summerhill’s blog about family life and hearing loss please visit this page.

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Single sided deafness research

Single sided deafnessBy Roulla Katiri Research into treatments for single-sided deafness or SSD (severe-to-profound hearing loss in just one ear) has increased a lot in recent years, which is good news! But different researchers on different studies often measure different effects, or outcomes, of a treatment. Examples of outcomes measured in previous SSD studies have included how […]

Sound: a story of hearing lost and found

Sound by Bella BathurstReviewed by Sylvia Irvine-Robertson Bella Bathurst is a writer and photojournalist whose personal experience of hearing loss, combined with biographical and historical accounts, forms the bedrock of Sound. I had no preconceptions about this book, but from the first page, I was gripped by her account of a sailing trip she undertook in the early […]

The Top 5 Must-Have Accessories for Your Hearing Aid: part 2

Hearing aidsBy James A Grindlay In part 1 we covered wireless doorbells, hearing aid drying boxes and TV streamers. So… what are the top 2 options? Read on… 2. Wireless Microphone Ideal for on-the-go, a wireless mic makes everyday situations that much more manageable. These intuitive gadgets can be clipped on to your collar or tie […]

The Top 5 Must-Have Accessories for Your Hearing Aid: part 1

Hearing aidsBy James A Grindlay We all know that hearing aids vary wildly in their usefulness and consistency: some can be fantastic for years, and some are duds right out of the box. However, there’s always a chance to improve what they can offer, regardless of their performance. Why? Well, accessories of course! Whether it’s a […]

Is your hearing aid or cochlear implant part of your body or merely a piece of property?

cochlear implantBy Dr Rachael Dixon University of Birmingham The law as it stands operates on a person-thing distinction meaning law applies to either a person or a thing. Advances in medical device technology have seen persons and things become increasingly intertwined. Many people have become ‘Everyday Cyborgs’. This is a term we use in our research […]

A Strictly Rose blooms

Rose Ayling-Ellis on StrictlyBy Sylvia Irvine-Robertson Congratulations to Rose Ayling-Ellis and her partner Giovanni Pernice following their stupendous success in Strictly Come Dancing 2021 in winning the glitterball! I have been following Rose’s progress with keen interest since the start of the competition in the hope that not only would she show promise as a dancer, but would […]

Blog: How our audiology clinic is making communication easier

By Frazer Paterson Audiologist, Almond Hearing  Audiologist Frazer Paterson shares how his private audiology clinic in Scotland has adapted to barriers presented by the Coronavirus pandemic and sought to make communication easier for his clients who rely on lipreading. Hands. Face. Space.  Three words we are all reminded of regularly as the UK Government advice […]

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